Ptaiochen pau Olson and James 1991 (waterfowl)

Aves - Anseriformes - Anatidae

Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88

Belongs to Ptaiochen according to S. L. Olson and H. F. James 1991

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 384776, a partial skull (cranium,rostrum,and mandiblelackingthe rightpost- dentaryportion). Its type locality is Auwahi Cave, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Hawaii.

Ecology: volant herbivore

Distribution: found only at Auwahi Cave

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